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Asia Argento Biography

Birth Name:
Aria Maria Vittoria Rossa Argento
Birth Place:
Rome, Italy
Actor, director, screenwriter

Fast Facts

  • Made her acting debut in the 1985 Italian TV miniseries Dreams and Needs
  • Voted the Most Desirable Actress in Italy in 1996
  • Published her first novel, I Love You Kirk, in 1999
  • Made her feature-film directing debut in 2000 with the drama Scarlet Diva
  • Father Dario Argento directed her in several films, including Trauma (1993) and The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)


  • 2014Nastri d'argento-Best Script: nominated
  • 2006Nastri d'argento-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1995Nastri d'argento-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1994Nastri d'argento-Best Supporting Actress: nominated
  • 1994David di Donatello Awards-Best Actress: nominated